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The black prism

Author: Brent Weeks
Publisher: New York : Orbit, 2011, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st mass market edView all editions and formats
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Guile is the Prism, the most powerful man in the world. He is high priest and emperor, a man whose power, wit, and charm are all that preserves a tenuous peace. Yet Prisms never last, and Guile knows exactly how long he has left to live. But when Guile discovers he has a son, born in a far kingdom after the war that put him in power, he must decide how much he's willing to pay to protect a secret that could tear his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Fantasy
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brent Weeks
ISBN: 9780316068130 0316068136
OCLC Number: 747037146
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: 2010.
Includes "extras" section: Meet the author (p. [771]) and an excerpt from the author's next book (p. [773]-787).
Description: 787 pages : map ; 18 cm.
Responsibility: Brent Weeks.

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Guile is the Prism, the most powerful man in the world. He is high priest and emperor, a man whose power, wit, and charm are all that preserves a tenuous peace. Yet Prisms never last, and Guile knows exactly how long he has left to live. But when Guile discovers he has a son, born in a far kingdom after the war that put him in power, he must decide how much he's willing to pay to protect a secret that could tear his world apart. --from back cover.

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